1. Resources & Publications

    Spotlight on Ontario’s Caregivers Report 2019

    The second annual Spotlight on Ontario’s Caregivers report builds on the inaugural 2018 report and for the first time demonstrates trends in the caregiver experience in Ontario. The report, and the survey it is based on, looks closely at the role of the caregiver within the healthcare system, the type...
  2. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan Implementation Project (2017-2019) Full Evaluation Report

    This report summarizes evaluation results of the Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN) project to begin implementing the Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan (NASAP, 2015). The project was completed from 2017 to 2019, with funding support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network Publication Date: October 2019 Complementary...
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    Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan Implementation Project (2017-2019) Evaluation Highlights

    This two-page document summarizes both progress toward, and future opportunities for, implementing the Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan (NASAP). Final evaluation findings for the 2017-2019 NASAP Implementation Project are shared by the Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN). Complementary Resource: Full Evaluation Report Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network Publication Date: October...
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    Better With Age: Move More Today for a Healthier Tomorrow – 2019 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Adults

    Aging is a part of life: one that includes numerous memorable milestones and experiences, special moments with family, and opportunities to travel and learn new skills. But growing older can also bring about new challenges – increased prevalence of chronic diseases, memory loss, an increase in slips and falls and,...
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    Age-Friendly Niagara Network E-Newsletter Archives

    The Age-Friendly Niagara Network publishes a monthly e-newsletter that highlights age-friendly action, events, resources and news stories. To receive this communication, subscribe to the mailing list. Past issues of the e-newsletter are archived on the Age-Friendly Niagara Network website. Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network
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    Caregivers in Alberta Fact Sheets

    In recognition of Caregivers Week in Alberta May 5-11, 2019, two infographics were co-created with Caregivers Alberta and provincial government stakeholders. The infographics help raise awareness about the contributions that 965,000 caregivers in Alberta make, saving the Alberta health care system $5.8 billion each year based on hiring replacement workers...
  7. Community Blog

    Niagara College Becomes Canada’s First College to Join Age-Friendly University Global Network

    Niagara College has become the first college in Canada to be designated as a member of the Age-Friendly University (AFU) Global Network. Currently comprised of 44 postsecondary institutions from around the world – including six Canadian universities – the global network is dedicated to the role higher education can play...
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    A Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015: Pathways to Wellbeing

    Recreation provides multiple pathways to wellbeing for individuals, communities, and for our built and natural environments. This paper and the Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015 which it describes allows for a timely re-visioning of recreation’s capacity for achieving wellbeing. The first part of the paper presents a renewed definition...
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    Innovating Employment Podcast: Empowering older workers to adopt an entrepreneurial mindset

    Helen Hirsh Spence, CEO and Founder at Top Sixty Over Sixty joins the program to discuss empowering older workers (over the age of 55) to adopt an entrepreneurial mindset. Key takeaways from the episode: While ageism is typically associated with wrongful dismissal from a job, it is also associated with...

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